Author Archives: Olivia V.

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Info: Olivia Vazquez is the Communications Specialist at Vitacost. She is a recipe-seeking vegetarian who is often found drinking a fruit smoothie or cuppa green tea and cuddling with her three furry pets.
6 Steps to Improve Your Dog’s Bad Breath

6 Steps to Improve Your Dog’s Bad Breath

When your dog has bad breath, it stinks…literally. Even if you could offer Fido a mint or some chewing gum, it may not be enough to solve the problem. Bad breath, or halitosis, is caused by the build-up of bacteria, such as plaque and tartar. So your ...
Homemade Pumpkin-Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Homemade Pumpkin-Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Think of all those seasonal treats, from pumpkin lattes to pumpkin pancakes. The warm aroma fills your house with all kinds of deliciousness, which means you probably can’t get in one bite without Fido wagging his tail and asking for a piece of ...
How to Calm Your Dog During a Storm

How to Calm Your Dog During a Storm

I love thunderstorms. There’s nothing more enjoyable than curling up under a blanket with a cup of chamomile tea, watching an old black-and-white movie and listening to the rain rap on the windows and thunder boom in the distance. My dog, on the othe ...
Itchy Pup? 4 Steps to Relief

Itchy Pup? 4 Steps to Relief

Adopting an animal is admirable, heroic even. Besides, the first time you look into those pleading eyes, you can’t help yourself. But when I adopted a senior dog just over a year ago, I had no idea what I was getting into. Thinking I was scotch ...